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msm
2004-02-08, 07:39 PM
Hi,

I am looking for people to help me develop a new skin. I have done alot of the ground work (working in paint shop pro) and need some artisitc help woth icons (folders and file images) and prehaps some work with the OSD (my development machine is seperate from the machine with the hauppauge card in so i can't view the OSD on the computer i do the work on). Anyway, if you want to help (or just want a preview) drop me a PM with you mail adress and i will post over what i have done so far.

Matt

msm
2004-02-11, 05:02 PM
Right im nearly there. Just the guide and OSD to go....

Is there anyway of getting a full list of supported colour names for skins that use these (such as the TV guide skin). Generating buttons is fine but i'm having trouble getting the exact colour on want on these ones.

Cheers,

Matt

sub
2004-02-11, 05:16 PM
AliceBlue
AntiqueWhite
Aqua
Aquamarine
Azure
Beige
Bisque
Black
BlanchedAlmond
Blue
BlueViolet
Brown
BurlyWood
CadetBlue
Chartreuse
Chocolate
Coral
CornflowerBlue
Cornsilk
Crimson
Cyan
DarkBlue
DarkCyan
DarkGoldenrod
DarkGray
DarkGreen
DarkKhaki
DarkMagenta
DarkOliveGreen
DarkOrange
DarkOrchid
DarkRed
DarkSalmon
DarkSeaGreen
DarkSlateBlue
DarkSlateGray
DarkTurquoise
DarkViolet
DeepPink
DeepSkyBlue
DimGray
DodgerBlue
Firebrick
FloralWhite
ForestGreen
Fuchsia
Gainsboro
GhostWhite
Gold
Goldenrod
Gray
Green
GreenYellow
Honeydew
HotPink
IndianRed
Indigo
Khaki
Lavender
LavenderBlush
LawnGreen
LemonChiffon
LightBlue
LightCoral
LightCyan
LightGoldenrodYellow
LightGray
LightGreen
LightPink
LightSalmon
LightSeaGreen
LightSkyBlue
LightSlateGray
LightSteelBlue
LightYellow
Lime
LimeGreen
Linen
Magenta
Maroon
MediumAquamarine
MediumBlue
MediumOrchid
MediumPurple
MediumSeaGreen
MediumSlateBlue
MediumSpringGreen
MediumTurquoise
MediumVioletRed
MidnightBlue
MintCream
MistyRose
Moccasin
Navy
OldLace
Olive
OliveDrab
Orange
OrangeRed
Orchid
PaleGoldenrod
PaleGreen
PaleTurquoise
PaleVioletRed
PapayaWhip
PeachPuff
Peru
Pink
Plum
PowderBlue
Purple
Red
RosyBrown
RoyalBlue
SaddleBrown
Salmon
SandyBrown
SeaGreen
SeaShell
Sienna
Silver
SkyBlue
SlateBlue
SlateGray
Snow
SpringGreen
SteelBlue
Tan
Teal
Thistle
Tomato
Transparent
Turquoise
Violet
Wheat
White
WhiteSmoke
Yellow
YellowGreen

sub
2004-02-11, 05:19 PM
BTW, the next release includes the Girder channel changer you wanted. Event.exe wasn't working for you because it uses the clipboard to transfer information to Girder. The recording service runs under a different 'session' than Girder so cant share data via the clipboard. I got it working by using the Internet Event Server which connects via TCP/IP.

sub
2004-02-11, 05:21 PM
BTW2, I'm keen to see your skin so make sure you email it over when you're happy with it. If you need any help, let me know.

msm
2004-02-11, 05:54 PM
Will do. There are a few bits here and there where changing the layout seems to confuse thekey presses (actually only on the recordings screen and i see that is changing soon acording the the .xml file) but i like it anyway http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif

Also, i'm not too graphically minded so things like icons look a bit rough (though i nicked your headphone image - is that ok?) but hopefully i can work on those in the future.

Cheers for the girder work - that will be fantastic!

Matt

sub
2004-02-11, 05:57 PM
Sounds great.

msm
2004-02-11, 07:49 PM
Quick question - is there any way to alter the spacing between the buttons on the guide pop up menu (the cancel, record, season and watch buttons?)

sub
2004-02-11, 07:51 PM
I dont thinks so at the moment. I can add it, but it wont be included for a week or so (release after the current one I'm working on).

msm
2004-02-11, 08:04 PM
No problem - I'll shrink my buttons for now then - i'm sure there are plently more important things for you to do first http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif

msm
2004-02-11, 08:07 PM
heheh - found how to smooth fonts (bloody hidden windows function :0) so it looks better now. One more quick last thing (promise http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif) - i need a colour that will sit well between dark blue and black -any ideas anyone?

Just the OSD left to do now http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif

I will email over what i have done without OSD so you can pass comments if you so wish - i take crisitism well so go for it http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif

Matt

sub
2004-02-11, 08:40 PM
I'm at work at the moment, so I wont be able to take a look until tonight.

msm
2004-02-11, 08:45 PM
Midnight BLue http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/biggrin.gif

Fits perfectly http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/laugh.gif

No problem. Its getting late here anyway so it be tomorrow evening at the earliest before i get to take a look at your comments http://gbpvr.com/iB_html/non-cgi/emoticons/smile.gif

Matt